I am happy to announce that, with all of the obstacles that seemed to present themselves directly in my face last week, I was still able to achieve my weekly word count goal. I'm not going to say that all my currently typed-up words are in pristine shape with no possibility of revision, but I … Continue reading Writing Oddities and Organization
Today's wise saying is a Toodlez original. Yes, my daughter's written content is the inspiration for Wise Saying #2. Prepare yourself for some awesome profoundness from an at-that-time high school senior. And, here it is... "The unpredictable future and the memorable past depend on the individual in the present." Say that, girl! I still get … Continue reading Wise Saying #2
Week 5 was all about the organization. I pretty much stopped writing this week and got my stuff in order. But don't worry, my very temporary detour of stopping on the sideline to attend to a few housekeeping items that hadn't been appropriately addressed is not going to get me off track. Actually, week 5 … Continue reading Structured Approach to Writing
There is a lot of negative atmospheric pressure stifling the positivity that so many of us seek to absorb like the vitamin D we get from the sun's rays. It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep an open mind, benefit-of-the-doubt, innocent until proven guilty perspective with so many people (such as governmental officials, high-profile figures in … Continue reading Wise Saying #1
Week 4 of my book was more on point than week 3. I gave myself week 4 as my last 7 days of unorganized chaos before getting into a definite writing rhythm and I totally needed every bit of this time frame to really create some personalized structure for what I need to accomplish through … Continue reading Stop Controlling the Narrative!
I just completed about 2 weeks worth of letting my winter cold run its course, and I promise you that I put up somewhat of a fight. Over the past few years, I've learned not to be so quick to reach for the quick fix when it comes to applying healing balm for what ails … Continue reading Don’t Hold That Sneeze!
I'm going to start this discourse off on a positive note and say that Week 3 has been a slightly productive week. I've put a tentative schedule together for the writing of the book, which will include 2-hour work days on Sunday through Tuesday and 30-minute work days on the remaining days (except for Saturdays). … Continue reading Learning How to Write